Faucets & sinks are a heaven to slime and biofilm

Hospital, hand hygiene, infection control, cleaning

Hand hygiene is a critical component of infection prevention in hospitals, but the unintended consequences include water splashing out of a sink to spread contaminants from dirty faucets according to new research being presented this week at the 46th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Researchers at the…

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